Originally from Nebraska, Christine graduated from Lincoln East High School before receiving a BFA in Screenwriting from the University of Southern California’s Cinematic Arts program. She also holds a Masters degree in Criminal Justice from Boston University.
With more than 70 screenwriting credits, Christine has been writing for television for almost two decades. Her TV movies have aired on Showtime, Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network, Hallmark, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Fox, and UPtv. For a complete list of titles, see her IMDB page.
Christine has directed seven feature-length films. The Bride He Bought Online (aka Flirting with Madness), which she also penned, Killer Mom, and Rooming with Danger all premiered on Lifetime Network. She also directed three rom-coms: 12 Days of Giving, the Christmas movie she also wrote, aired on UPtv, The Nature of Love and Love Game Match (aka Putting Love to the Test), both of which she also produced, are available on Pure Flix and Amazon/Hoopla respectively.
Christine has produced more than 30 feature films for television.
As a YA author, Christine’s first thriller novel in the ‘at 17’ series, Missing at 17, hit bookshelves on May 1, 2018. Her second book, Pregnant at 17 was published on June 5, 2018. And her third, Murdered at 17 became available July 3, 2018. All three books are novelizations of the popular ‘at 17’ franchise on Lifetime Network. The series is published by HarperCollins.
When not on location, Christine acts as a screenplay consultant for individuals and companies.
Christine routinely speaks at writing conferences and workshops across the U.S. and Canada. To book Christine for your conference, contact her.
Christine has three webinars, available at the Writers Store. They are: Creating Strong Female Characters, Writing and Selling a TV Movie, and Adding Suspense to Your Screenplays.
She also offers informational videos on various aspects of screenwriting through FilmCourage.com.